25% Healthy Items for FMWR Quick Serve Operations Standard

Business OpsFebruary 18, 2019

All Quick serve FMWR operations menus must contain at least 25% of selections that meet healthy criteria as outlined below:


  • 500 calories or less
  • < 40% calories from total fat
  • ≤ 10% calories from saturated fat

Dairy & Milk Alternatives

  • Fat free or 1% milk (both flavored and unflavored)
  • Fortified soy, almond or rice milk with < 12 g sugar per serving
  • Fat free or low-fat yogurt*
  • Fat free or low-fat cottage cheese

Fruits and Vegetables

  • Fresh whole fruit
  • Fruit canned in water or 100% juice with no added sugars
  • 100% juice (fruit/vegetable) with no added sugar
  • Fresh or frozen vegetables with no added fat, sugar, or sauces

Nuts and Seeds

  • No added fat (chocolate, oils) or sugar


  • 200 calories or less per serving
  • < 40% calories from total fat
  • ≤ 10% calories from saturated fat
  • ≤ 35% calories from sugar (added and naturally occurring)


  • ≤ 25 calories per each 8 ounce serving (excludes fruit juice and milk)
  • < 25% calories from (natural) sugar
  • No added caloric sugar (sucrose, HFCS, etc.)
  • 100% juice – fruit and vegetable with no added sugar
  • Milk and milk alternatives as noted in the Dairy Category

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